Good Vibrations Sound Energy unit 20 inquiry based lessons for little physicists

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Grade Levels
1st - 4th
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48 pages
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Loved this! It aligned perfectly with what I was teaching and the students really enjoyed it. Very engaging activities!


This little sound energy unit is the perfect companion to your state's curriculum

Includes 20 lessons and activities to get kids thinking and figuring out the concepts of how our ears work, vibrations, pitch, volume, air columns, and sound waves

each activity is aligned with the scientific process as well


Concept posters for key vocabulary

Sounds we've heard brainstorming activity

Happy sounds, Sad sounds classifying activity

Classifying activity to intro volume and pitch

A sound field trip t-chart

Ruler vibrations activity

Rubber band band vibration activity

Traveling sounds activity

Hanger stereo activity

Ear drum models

2 sounds Venn foldables

What's that sound class activity

Guess the sound and matching sounds partner activities

2 straw flute options for measuring sound

Communicating sound game for partners

PLUS 4 assessments:

How I hear labeling sheet


Brace map for sound-vibrations, pitch, volume

True or false activity to use before the unit and again after

Updated 11/7/2018-updated fonts, clipart, and overall look. Lessons have not been changed.

Updated 9/22/14-added letters to the sound we've heard brainstorming scale to make it easier for kids to label. Updated some fonts to make them easier to read.

Total Pages
48 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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